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    Ten Live Action Shorts Have Landed for the Oscar Shortlist

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Short Films and Feature Animation branch has chosen 10 live action short films (out of 141 qualified) to be voted for nominations for the 87th Academy Awards.

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    Assessing Seven Animated Feature Oscar Contenders

    In a wide open race without Pixar, here are seven animated features to consider for the Best Animated Feature Oscar and other awards this season.

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    Don't Count 'Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me' Out of This Year's Doc Awards Race

    What’s become clear in the doc race for Oscar gold, especially during the last few campaigns, is that it doesn’t hurt to be the softest candidate in the pack. Any Oscar watcher knows it: Make voters feel good and they’ll give you a prize.

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    Watch: Oscar Contender Felicity Jones in Pivotal 'Theory of Everything' Clip

    Felicity Jones' Oscar-worthy role in "The Theory of Everything" is far more than the standard supportive wife. And this movie is neither conventional biopic nor standard relationship drama. Watch this exclusive clip showing a pivotal moment in the 25-year relationship between Jane and Stephen Hawkin...

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    Oscar Doc Hopeful 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' Provokes with Irritating Honesty

    Academy contender and Cinema Eye honoree 'Tales of the Grim Sleeper' plays DOC NYC this week and HBO June 2015.

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    For Your Consideration: 'Evolution of a Criminal' Is a Must-See Oscar Doc Contender

    Darius Clark Monroe's self-reflexive crime doc deserves awards attention. Here is why.

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    Oscar Doc Contender 'Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia' Shows the Literary Lion's Intimate Side

    Nicholas Wrathall met Gore Vidal for the first time at the Beverly Hills Hotel. They had brunch on an Easter Sunday while a life-size bunny gallivanted about the restaurant—a “surreal” experience, according to the director—but quickly connected over a discussion about the politics of Wrathall’s nat...

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    All of Last Year's Oscar-Nominated Documentaries are Streaming on Netflix

    Good news for fans of documentaries. All of last year's Academy Award-nominated documentaries are now available to stream.

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    Is 'Fed Up' the Most Successful Documentary of the Year?

    Distributor RADiUS-TWC says its food industry expose is one of the top-grossing non-fiction film on VOD. But does it have a shot in awards season?

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    Watch: How New Marvel Recruit Chadwick Boseman Channels James Brown in 'Get On Up' (Exclusive Video)

    Now that Chadwick Boseman, who channels mercurial funk star James Brown in the musical biopic "Get On Up," has landed Black Panther in the Marvel universe, his chances of getting an Oscar nomination are improved. We talk about why in this exclusive video interview.

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